Girls Soccer State Champs!

Granby Memorial High School defeated Berlin High School 3-0 on Saturday Nov. 18 to capture the CIAC Class M Girls Soccer Championship.  Led by Tournament Finals MVP Samantha St. Pierre’s two goals, the Bears captured their first title since back to back victories in 2000 and 2001. Photo by Alan Addley  St. Pierre broke a scoreless game with 26 seconds left in the first half. She brought down a pass from Junior midfielder Lucy Jacobs, weaved through a couple defenders […]

Candidates elected in Granby

First Selectman – 2 yr term  B. Scott KuhnlyBoard of Selectman – 2 yr terms James C Lofink, Sally S King, Edward E. Ohannessian and Mark NeumannBoard Of Finance – 4 yr terms Frederick A. Moffa, Alfred G. Wilke and Gordon C. BischoffBoard Of Education – 4 yr terms Melissa E. Migliaccio, Sarah Thrall and Brandon C. WebsterBoard Of Assessment Appeals – 4 yr term  Daniel Chapple and Celia EggertPlanning and Zoning Commission – 4 yr terms Eric Lukingbeal, […]

GCF TJMaxx donation

Submitted photo Rose Terzian, T. J. Maxx store manager, presents a check to Jean Miller, Granby Community Fund President, for its Annual Community Campaign. […]

Charlie and Joan Katan honored by Land Trust

At its annual meeting on Oct. 22, the Granby Land Trust bestowed its highest honor—the Mary Edwards Friend of the Land Trust Award—on Charlie and Joan Katan of West Granby. Charlie, a geologist by training and a naturalist by inclination, was a founder of the GLT. He volunteered for years, providing wise counsel to the board; leading many woodland hikes and other educational activities; and acting as an effective spokesman for the land trust. Joan gave horseback riding le […]

Resident honored by Habitat for Humanity

West Granby resident Ralph Eustis (pictured on right) was honored with Hartford Habitat’s Outstanding Construction Volunteer award for his exceptional service to Hartford Area Habitat for Humanity. Director of Construction Kris McKelvie presented the award at Habitat’s Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on October 18, 2017, at the Mark Twain Museum. Eustis, a seasoned construction volunteer, is one of Habitat’s “Weekday Saints” who volunteer tirelessly y […]

Foxfield F.A.R.M. charity celebrates Veterans Day

Foxfield For A Recovery Mission charity was established in April 2016 to provide an Equine Groundwork Therapy program for Veterans with PTSD. Their outreach to the community has been through partnerships with Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital. From l.: Susan and Bill Regan, Foxfield F.A.R.M.; Justine Ginsberg, RN community health coordinator FVHD; Leesa Philippon, Gold Star mother and RGH coordinator FVHD; Sean […]

Lions Club conducts annual vision screening

This is the fifth year that the Granby Lions have checked the eyesight of young children in Granby. Of the 728 children the Lions checked in October, 40 needed to see an eye doctor. This percentage of referrals improved this year. Screening includes four daycare centers, preschool, kindergarten and first grade at Kelly Lane School, and third, fourth and fifth grades at Wells Road School. Caption At Wells Road School, from l.: Jodi French, school nurse; with Lions eye screeners Stan […]